Evan Chesler Elected NYU Chair-Designate

 Evan Chesler Elected NYU Chair-Designate

The New York University Board of Trustees has elected Evan R. Chesler of Cravath, Swaine & Moore board chair-designate. Chesler has been a trustee since 2006 and currently serves as a vice-chair and co-chair of the board’s development committee.

Chesler is a partner in litigation at Cravath, Swaine & Moore. He was the firm’s presiding partner from 2007 to 2012. From 2013 to 2021 he served as the firm’s chairman, the first person to ever hold that title.

Chesler will begin his role as chair in on September 1. Read the full announcement here.

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